The case here is that I have to use Smart HTTP because we employ SSO
which works with apache, as our user management works this way. We
have a quite a crowd of developers and access to projects gets managed
within this frame. It seems also to me that speed penalty by using SSL
+ Smart HTTP against GIT or SSH protocol is minimal. Assigning user
name and password to developer is a much easier way to manage them, in
contrast to public key management. I imagine that different scenarios
would play rather better in another environments, but in this case
HTTP is preferred to us.
On Aug 11, 7:21 pm, Konstantin Khomoutov
> On Thu, 11 Aug 2011 07:55:36 -0700 (PDT)
> evilpingus <evilpin...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I been trying to switch to GIT from SVN, for couple days allready, but
> > cannot overcome this annoying issue with push. I have been googling
> > and trying some suggested ways but still no avail, and I am pretty
> > desparate as I have been taking too much time with this issue
> > allready, so any suggestions, comments would be very very wellcome.
> > I succeed with ssh and git protocol, but in my case only option I can
> > make it work is Smart HTTP.
> > Git repos are located under /var/git/*.git as bare repositories
> An obligatory question someone should ask: is there really any
> compelling reason not to use SSH-based access native to Git?
> It seems you're hosting on a POSIX system anyway so there's no problem
> in setting up SSH-server, and user management for accessing the
> repositories could be implemented using a suitable tool such as gitolite
> or gitosis.
> Windows clients also have no problems with SSH access thanks to PuTTY.
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